David Loughrey

DCC pays tribute to long-time critic

DCC pays tribute to long-time critic

Syd Adie may have been battling the Dunedin City Council for the past few decades, but he described the opening of his own, personal, corner yesterday as a "very, very nice" move by his former foe.

Race to save trainer's life at Wingatui

Quick acting jockeys, St John ambulance staff and a defibrillator may have saved the life of Invercargill trainer John Reece at Wingatui yesterday.

Longacre presence remains after sale to Random House

Longacre presence remains after sale to Random House

Award-winning Dunedin publisher Longacre Press has been sold to Random House, but the company says it will still have a presence in the city.

Fighting the good fight in Dunedin

Dunedin: My Dunedin, how I love thee.

Friends mourn Dunedin carpenter

A friend of the Dunedin diver who died near Haast on Friday said the man's circle of friends were "really, really shocked" by his death.

Woman found dead in Gore

Woman found dead in Gore

Police are investigating after a 49-year-old woman was found dead in Gore yesterday morning.

Two options emerge for rubbish

Two options emerge for rubbish

Two options for the future of Dunedin's rubbish and recycling have emerged as the public's favourites - one includes providing a new wheelie bin for every home, the other is the status quo.

Ocean Drive gates torn down

Ocean Drive gates torn down

The gates barring traffic from John Wilson Ocean Dr in Dunedin were torn down and the road briefly reopened yesterday by an unknown offender.

Life-saving patrols start on Saturday

Otago's surf life-savers are gearing up for another season of making a day at the beach a safe experience, with patrols at five beaches beginning on Saturday.

Golf: Dunedin-designed tee gaining foothold

Golf: Dunedin-designed tee gaining foothold

A Dunedin company has gained a foothold in the international golf tee market, with a revolutionary design it hopes will soon be sold in golf shops across the United States and elsewhere.

Zoomtech chief executive Richard Cathro said the tee, which features a flattened blade, slotted cup and "ripple keel", had originally been designed in late 2006 and early 2007.